Dinky 029d-H-2 Autobus Parisien Somua-Panhard

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This model is the Dinky 29d-H-2 Somua-Panhard Paris Coach in Cream and Dark Green, made in France.

The model features no opening parts, all features are cast into the body casting. At the front the destination board, headlight lenses, grille, and bumper are picked out in silver. The lower body is Dark Green and the upper body is Cream. The sides show cast body lines and rear doors. On the rear the rear lights appear to have worn and may have been highlighted. The ivory roof is shaped around the front destination board, and to the rear, possibly to resemble a light. There is no interior and no glazing on this model.

All wheels are of the solid, cast metal type - solid one piece cast hubs with white rubber tyres on a steel domed axle.

The tin base plate of this model may be lacquored and is held in place by two machined rivets, one at the front, and one at the rear. It carries the legend Dinky Toys at the centre top "Autobus Parisien Somua Panhard" in the middle centre, and "Fabrique En France, Par Meccano" on two lines at the centre bottom.

This item was issued between 1952 and 1959.

Item: 3956